Thursday, November 09, 2006

Japan's monks hustle to grow their congregations

In response to falling attendance, monks at Japan's Buddhist temples are
getting creative:

... inside the Buddhist Komyoji temple, one of many across Japan offering new services -- concerts, discos, yoga classes -- in a struggle to stay relevant despite an increasingly secular society.

By the way, although the name "Mellow Monk" is a reference to one of the first monks to bring the practice of growing and brewing green tea to Japan from China, Mellow Monk is not affiliated with any religious organization.

—Mellow Monk

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